Newton Abbot
Circa £33,000
20 Mar 2020

So, what will I be doing?

As a Maintenance Engineer you will be joining the Engineering team in an established, distinctive and ambitious food manufacturing company that is committed to making great British dairy the right way. Forever. You'll be responsible for carrying out both planned preventative and reactive maintenance, ensuring the smooth operation of machinery, plant equipment and production overall at our Newton Abbot site.

Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off nights (6pm until 6am) 12 hours shifts

Key responsibilities will include:

•Carrying out both planned preventative and reactive maintenance on machinery and plant across the site in Newton Abbot
•Minimising down time and fault finding on a range of machinery in a fast paced and large scale manufacturing environment
•Assisting with root cause analysis, continuous improvement and general daily operational efficiencies
•Assisting with project work as and when required including the introduction of new plant and equipment

Sounds interesting, what do I need?

•Experience of working as a Maintenance Engineer in a manufacturing environment
•Knowledge of 
Health and Safety best working practices within in an engineering manufacturing environment
•Ideally you will have worked in food manufacturing or FMCG production environments previously
•Preferably multi-skilled (mechanical/electrical)
•PLC experience would be a bonus

Why should I join the family?

At Yeo Valley we are independent, British and proud to be making the highest quality yogurts, desserts and ice cream under the Yeo Valley brand and for many of the UKs major retailers. Operating from four dairies and two logistics centres in Somerset and Devon, we employ over 1700 staff and produce more than 21% of the UK’s packaged yogurt.

We’re sure you don’t need convincing, but there’s a whole host of benefits that we offer including: 22 days’ holiday including bank holidays, non-contributory pension scheme, healthcare, cycle to work scheme, subsidised products and services and preferable rates with our partners.
Please note that Yeo Valley do not accept speculative agency applications, we will only accept applications from preferred suppliers that have been submitted to us via our recruitment portal at the point of instruction.

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